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Please elaborate on how this improves the front suspension. Is this something that is geared towards short course racing only or desert as well?
 

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Yes, what he said. ^^^^^ Suspension travel/handling improvement? Shock interference with plastics? Will the stock frame handle the added leverage this mount produces? Will the shocks need to be revalved?
 

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Hey Luke, I assume since the tower brace attaches at the OEM shock locations that you could still have a gusset on the front of the shock tower and it would still bolt up as long as the top of the tower isn't laminated, would that be correct ? Is it tuff enough ? By moving the attachment points out do you make up the ground clearance you'd lose by it being higher or will you need to adjust your roll out ? Or is it designed to drop you ? Interesting !
 

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To Clear up some confusion:
The shock relocation bracket moves the upper end of the front shocks out and up. Because it moves it out, the upward movement negates any ride height difference. By moving the shocks out it puts the leverage on the controller arm more perpendicular to the arm, instead of parallel like the stock mount does. This is especially true at full compression. While this does increase the leverage on the stock mount, it also decreases the amount of force applied especially at the limits. What this means is that we feel with the brace to stiffen the stock mount and the extra bolt to help from underneath get stronger. What you will notice by just bolting this on is the suspension will feel stiffer and more responsive when cornering and also a bit stiffer when jumping. The most noticeable part is when landing. When the suspension is at full compression, it just doesn't give up like it would stock. It is controlled all the way through the landing. Hope this helps clear up some confusion.

One last thing. We have installed and testing this on numerous vehicles, and everyone of them cleared the plastics, however they are really close when at full compression. If it does happen to rub the plastics, it won't be by much at all.

Thanks for looking!
 
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